Snowflake
EkoBuilt News & Happenings

Season’s Greetings from all of us

As we wind down the year, the question we receive most often is when will the next EkoModel Home open house take place? We’re aiming for the second half of February 2020; please watch here and the EkoModel Home page for precise dates in the new year.

We hope you each get a chance to rest and recharge over the next little while, and we look forward to connecting again in the new year.

Here’s to new, sustainable beginnings as we enter another decade.

We’ve included a couple of fun paper snowflake videos here — a great reminder of a relaxing activity for all ages. One is basic, the other for something more impressive.

Paper Snowflakes

Tiny home for cottage in Prince Edward County
Coach / Tiny Homes, EkoBuilt News & Happenings

EkoBuilt Project: Prince Edward County Coach House

Another EkoBuilt coach house project was completed earlier this year, this one in Prince Edward County, surrounded by farm fields and wineries and with breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence seaway.

The home will be used as a cottage / second home for a young family from the Toronto area.

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Ottawa passive house
EkoBuilt News & Happenings, EkoModel News

Reminder: EkoModel Home Open House this Weekend!

Did you know that International Passive House Days will take place this weekend? If you’re in the Ottawa area and keen to visit one of our passive homes, now is your chance.

Come visit the EkoModel Home this weekend – we’ll be open from 9am to 3pm every day from Friday, Nov 8 to Sunday Nov 10.

The home is just west of Ottawa in McNab/Braeside.

Open House days include a 12pm presentation by EkoBuilt’s Paul Kealey.

Passive House resources

Coach / Tiny Homes

EkoBuilt Project: Pakenham Coach House

We’re so pleased to share one of the first coach homes by EkoBuilt, this one in the village of Pakenham west of Ottawa.

This great little project was designed as a seasonal cottage or chalet for today, with plans for it to become the owner’s retirement residence within five to ten years.

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Ottawa passive house
EkoBuilt News & Happenings

Reminder: EkoModel Home Open House this Saturday!

In the Ottawa area? Interested in visiting one of our passive homes?

Come visit the EkoModel Home this weekend – we’ll be open from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, October 5th. The home is just west of Ottawa in McNab/Braeside. (If you can’t make it this time, we’ll also be having a 3-day Open House in early November.)

Open House days include a 12pm presentation by EkoBuilt’s Paul Kealey.

Passive House resources

EkoBuilt News & Happenings, House Design

EkoBuilt Project: Passive Home in Rural West Ottawa

This new EkoBuilt passive home is located in rural west Ottawa. A bungalow, its design is slab on grade and it encompasses 1365 ft.² of living space including two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It was finished in time for the 2018-2019 winter season.

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EkoBuilt News & Happenings

Our 2019 Fall Home Show winners!

We have drawn the names for the 20 free tickets we have to give away to the Ottawa Fall Home Show 2019, which will run from September 26-29 at the EY Centre.

We were overwhelmed by how many folks entered our draw – thanks to all! Our winners are:

  • Paula Champagne
  • T Yeo
  • Becca Graziano
  • Kathy Ladouceur
  • Claude Melbourne
  • Shawn Neely
  • Normand Beaulieu
  • Carolyn Pigeau
  • Supriya Misha
  • Antoine Przybylak-Brouillard

Buy Tickets Online

If you still need to buy tickets to the show, remember that you’ll save $2 per ticket if you purchase ahead of time. Just go to the website for the show to purchase online.

EkoBuilt: Booth 639

We look forward to seeing everyone who can make it out to the show. There is so much going on and it’s a great day out.

EkoBuilt News & Happenings

Update: Where you can meet with EkoBuilt this fall

There’s a lot going on this fall and we want to be sure you know exactly where you can expect to meet up with us. Please note that Green Energy Doors Open will fall on the same weekend as the Ottawa Fall Home Show this year, so we’ve decided to move our fall open house to the next weekend, in early October.

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